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CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF MADISON LPN in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Basic Function Perform nursing duties within scope of practice with support from Registered Nurse and under the direct supervision of the Program Director. This position is responsible for providing supervision, support, and leadership to Certified Nursing Assistants. Principle Accountabilities General Management Hire, train, and supervise Certified Nursing Assistants in compliance with all employment regulations and guidelines. Assess nursing services on an ongoing basis to evaluate and improve processes and procedures for more effective and efficient program operations. Client Services Direct activities of Certified Nursing Assistants in providing services to program participants. Provide personal cares and activities of daily living as outlined in individualized care plan. Assess for changes in participant's condition and behavior and report to appropriate staff and formal supports in a timely and accurate manner. Understand and practice a person-centered approach by considering each participant's abilities, preferences and needs. Establish a trusting relationship with each participant and their supports. Monitor service delivery and contribute at meetings addressing participant's progress with individualized care plans. Perform other duties as assigned by Program Director or delegated by Registered Nurse Program Management Provide day to day guidance, support, and supervision to the Certified Nursing Assistants. Support the Program Director in identifying and problem-solving areas requiring additional staff training or mentoring as well as concerns related to participant's physical and psycho-social needs. Ensure participants receive quality of care by utilizing best practice standards in the delivery of daily cares. Maintain, update, and ensure all health-related documentation is in compliance according to DHS, COA, and Catholic Charities Adult Day Center standards. Participate in ongoing training and professional development as outlined in DHS annual continuing education standards and Catholic Charities Adult Day Center program manual. Participate in the Performance & Quality Improvement (PQI) process and assist with the development and implementation of annual program goals providing quarterly updates to the Program Director. Support the Program Director in developing and implementing Adult Day Center policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned by Program Director or delegated by Registered Nurse Qualifications Education Graduate of an accredited LPN program Current Wisconsin LPN license, in good standing with the state licensing board Experience Two or more years of current long-term care experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse working with older adults who have physical and/or cognitive disabilities, mental health diagnosis, or dementia/Alzheimer's. Experience with safe medication practices including receiving orders, creating Medication Administration Records, passing medications, blood glucose monitoring, and insulin injections. Experience supervising and training Certified Nursing Assistants Skills Ability to provide effective leadership, organization, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast pace and changing environment with multiple priorities and objectives. Ability to lift 25 to 50 pounds and tolerate medium to high physical effort including walking, standing, stooping, squatting, bending, reaching, pushing, and /or pulling. Effective and excellent critical thinking and observation skills Ability to understand and follow individual participant care plans. For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://catholiccharitiesofmadison.mitcawm.com/jobs/384015-105965.html Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer ** ** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: See job description. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: https://catholiccharitiesofmadison.mitcawm.com/jobs/384015-105965.html Other: For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://catholiccharitiesofmadison.mitcawm.com/jobs/384015-105965.html

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